DHADING, April 24: Dinesh Tamang, who was lesser known to the locals of Dhading before the devastating earthquake of April 2015, became a celebrity after he successfully reconstructed 55 houses destroyed by the quake on his own. He developed a model village in Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality of the district, making the entire settlement earthquake-resilient at a time when several thousands of quake survivors were struggling to rebuild their houses.
RAJBIRAJ, July 11: Days after the massive floods on July 1 rendered many homeless, life for the locals of Saptari district is yet to retun to normal. The authorities have been unable to respond swiftly, distribute prompt relief or repair the damaged embankments. Members of the general public are still forced to live under the constant fear of more flooding.
NEPALGUNJ, May 9: Dozens of leaders from Nepali Congress (NC) were willing to contest for the mayoral post of Chaurjahari Municipality of Rukum district. But the party gave ticket to Balbir Gosain, a lesser-known retired bank official. Gosain, who retired as officer of Nepal Bank Limited just a month before getting the election ticket, sidelined local Congress leaders of the district.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Earthquake victims eligible for housing grants themselves have halted the grant signing agreement process in many places of the Kathmandu Valley, demanding that other genuine victims left out in the list also be provided the grant amount.
KATHMANDU, Aug. 31: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the genuine demands of the Madhesi people relating to their dissatisfaction with some contents of the constitution could be addressed through dialogue and consensus.